Parsis

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Hot & spicy! India's culinary treats are varied and delicious

Never mind the growing prices of the tomatoes and onions in the sabji mandis all across the country. We Indians would still make elaborate plans to cook up a storm for upcoming festivities. In Maharashtra, Ganesh puja preparations (September) have already ... [Published Economic Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

It is a curio city

Nakdevi Street, a lane parallel to Mohammad Ali Road, is a curry of sounds and aromas a few hours before Roza. For the past 30 minutes, I have been walking on the main road, passing by men hawking small hills of dates, my eyes skyward, feet unsure.Shaheen ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Total live births see a dip in city, except among Muslims

SummaryAnother finding from the RTI data is the increased share of Muslims in the overall female births in the city.The total number of live births in the city declined in the last 10 years, but the share of Muslims in it has gone up by a significant ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. considers recommendation of NCRLM regarding reservation to minorities

By ANI | ANI  –New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): The Government considered the recommendation of the National Commission for Religious and Lingusitic Minorities (NCRLM) regarding reservation to minority communities on Friday.A sub-quota of 4.5% reservation for ... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

A peek into age- old Parsi designs

CHENNAI: The Parsi embroidery exhibition organised at the Grey Suit Hotel on Friday, gave a glimpse into the world of Parsis — their culture, the rich heritage and beliefs.The exhibits had specific patterns on them, and none was too brightly coloured. ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Minority question: Is Heptulla right or is Antony?

M R ShamshadNew Delhi, July 8, 2014 | UPDATED 21:07 ISTAK Antony of the Congress and Najma Heptulla of the BJP, and the current Minister for Minority Affairs, have both made statements in the last one month about minorities, mainly inferring to Musli ... [Published India Today - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Dhoklas and Diversity: Gujarat's food is fascinating and delicious in its totality

Delhi, it seems, has discovered the dhokla. Many plates of the steamed Gujarati snacks must have been consumed at Gujarat Bhavan when it temporarily became the nerve centre of Indian politics in the period between the election of the Gujarat chief minister ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Pune's Parsi heritage is irreplacable

Pune is undoubtedly the cultural capital of Maharashtra that can boast of many historical monuments, revolutionaries and reformers but there is also another side of the city that is Pune camp which has stood the test of time and has its own tale and that ... [Published DNA India - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Live and let live (with prejudice)

For years, I’ve written in restaurants. People-watching helps me build characters. Fragments of dialogue helps my prose. My usual hangouts are spaces I frequented as a teenager. Dingy little eateries nestled in Gwalior Tank and Tardeo, usually attracting ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style!

The way Parsis enjoy Bombay Duck is distinct from other communities. Says Pervin Marzban Bilimoria who loves to cook the fish, “Vinegar is the trick here. It must be added to the cooking process of the dry bombil preparation. This gives it that khatta-meetha ... [Published IndiaVision - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Simple enough

Indian personal names are a mystery to the rest of the planet. In my youth I spent almost three years in Mumbai in an Indian newspaper, and never got even near to mastering them. More exactly, I mean Hindu names. Muslim names are, well, those of Muslims, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Muslims are not minorities, Parsis are: Najma Heptullah

NEW DELHI: Minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah on Tuesday said Muslims were not minorities by any stretch of the imagination and instead Parsis with their dwindling population qualified for the tag.On her first day in office, Heptullah appeared ... [Published Times of India - May 28 2014]

Quotes

...We add jaggery and sarko or red vinegar at the end," says Dalal. The dish tastes best with pav (ladi or brun) or dry khichdi. "We love a little bit of lime with everything we eat. Or add a side of kachumber (salad) touched with jaggery and imli."
...After all, in the Rig Veda, "the concept of time is conveyed as the weaving of warp and weft and thus the creation of day and night."
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"The badge for the CIE title was awarded to Seth Naomal Hotchand in a grand event in his honour, held at Frere Hall. The Briton who had handed over the badge spoke of how grateful the BritishBritish government was for the immense help Naomal's information and recommendations provided in securing Sindh in the 1843. He said the Great QueenQueen VictoriaVictoria of Great Britain) was proud to award him with the title of CIE (Companion of the Most Exalted Order of Staff of Indian Empire). It was also announced that property and pension both are awarded to Naomal henceforth."

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Hot & spicy! India's culinary treats are varied... [Published Economic Times - 1 hour ago]
There is no escaping racism in India [Published Gulf News - 11 hours ago]
Reconciling South Asia's Hindus and Muslims [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
All about the sacredness of textiles [Published The Freepress Journal - Jul 28 2014]
It is a curio city [Published Mid Day - Jul 27 2014]
Mother offal tongues [Published Mumbai Mirror - Jul 27 2014]
0726 bible speaks [Published Lancaster Farming - Jul 27 2014]
Total live births see a dip in city, except amo... [Published Indian Express - Jul 23 2014]
Drapes and divinity [Published The Hindu - Jul 23 2014]
Muslims can easily quit their ghettos [Published Deccan Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
Gender justice based on Quranic tenets should g... [Published DNA India - Jul 22 2014]
Homeland or poisoned fruit? — I [Published Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
Funny, weird wedding rituals [Published Femina - Jul 21 2014]
Govt. considers recommendation of NCRLM regardi... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 18 2014]
Uniform Civil Code- Laws on property inheritanc... [Published Meri News - Jul 17 2014]
Mahindra: Rising to the Occasion [Published Agencyfaqs! - Jul 17 2014]
Ulema Council demands UN, OIC to help stop Isra... [Published The News International - Jul 14 2014]
A peek into age- old Parsi designs [Published New Indian Express - Jul 14 2014]
Soot On The Melting Pot [Published Outlook India - Jul 12 2014]
India needs 2 more years to ‘defeat’ Pakistan:B... [Published World Tribune Pakistan - Jul 12 2014]
'Traitor of Sindh' Seth Naomal: A case of blasp... [Published DAWN Group - Jul 10 2014]
Minority question: Is Heptulla right or is Antony? [Published India Today - Jul 08 2014]
Dhoklas and Diversity: Gujarat's food is fascin... [Published Economic Times - Jul 07 2014]
Pune's Parsi heritage is irreplacable [Published DNA India - Jul 06 2014]
Live and let live (with prejudice) [Published Mid Day - Jul 06 2014]
Was Shirdi Sai Baba a Hindu or a Muslim? [Published Speaking Tree - Jul 05 2014]
Enter Sabyasachi Mukherjee's world [Published Mid Day - Jul 04 2014]
The Hindu Extremist Agenda Of Residential And S... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 03 2014]
This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style! [Published IndiaVision - Jul 03 2014]
This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style! [Published Times of India - Jul 02 2014]
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